What authorities said was an attack by Vitalii Sediuk on
Hundreds of fans waited in 80-degree weather to catch a glimpse of Pitt and the film's star,
Directed by Robert Stromberg, the movie is an alternative take on the
Elle Fanning, who plays Aurora, told reporters that growing up she feared the old witch in "Snow White."
"She was so ugly and the wart -- it was just very scary to me," she said, then noted of Jolie's performance, "[Good villains] I think are villains that don't yell too much, that are a little more quiet and have more mystery to them," she said. "I like that because it's more intriguing."
"You have to play it from the point of view that nobody does anything thinking that they are being a villain or thinking that they are doing anything bad," Copley said.
When writing "Maleficent," screenwriter Linda Woolverton said it was challenging penning a protagonist who is also a villain.
"You have to care about the protagonist, otherwise you're not going to be in the story or empathize in any way," said the writer, who also penned Disney classics "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King." "I want to know why they are doing this; I want to almost feel sorry for them because I want to know exactly what turned them to be this to the world, to hate so much," she said.